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13 Intelligence Squadron (ACC)

13 Intelligence Squadron

13 Intelligence Squadron

Lineage.  Constituted as 13 Photographic Technical Unit on 1 Feb 1945.  Activated on 20 Mar 1945.  Inactivated on 20 Nov 1945.  Consolidated (16 Oct 1984) with the 13 Reconnaissance Technical Squadron, which was constituted, and activated, on 10 Apr 1963.  Organized on 18
Apr 1963.  Inactivated on 15 Jun 1971.  Redesignated as 13 Intelligence Squadron on 29 Sep 1994.  Activated on 1 Oct 1994.

Assignments.  Ninth Air Force, 20 Mar-20 Nov 1945 (briefly assigned or attached to 363 Tactical Reconnaissance Group, 18 May-unkn 1945).  2 Air Division, 18 Apr 1963; 33 Tactical Group, 8 Jul 1963; 2 Air Division, 8 Jul 1965; 460 Tactical Reconnaissance Wing, 18 Feb 1966; Thirteenth Air Force, 15 Jun 1967-15 Jun 1971.  612 Air Intelligence Group, 1 Oct 1994; 480 Intelligence Group, 7 Dec 2001; 548 Intelligence Group, 1 Dec 2003-.

Stations.  Apparently Maastricht, Netherlands, 20 Mar 1945; Venlo, Netherlands, by 15 Apr 1945; Brunswick/Waggum, Germany, by 30 Apr 1945; Wiesbaden, Germany, May 1945; Bad Kissingen, Germany, Jul-20 Nov 1945.  Tan Son Nhut AB, South Vietnam, 18 Apr 1963-15 Jun 1967; Clark AB, Philippines, 15 Jun 1967-15 Jun 1971.  Beale AFB, CA, 1 Oct 1994-.

Service Streamers.  Global War on Terrorism-Service (GWOT-S).

Campaign Streamers.   World War II:  Rhineland; Central Europe.  Vietnam:  Vietnam Advisory; Vietnam Defensive; Vietnam Air; Vietnam Air Offensive; Vietnam Air Offensive, Phase II.

Armed Forces Expeditionary Streamers.  None.

Decorations.  Presidential Unit Citation:  Vietnam, 18 Feb-12 Oct 1966.  Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards with Combat “V” Devices:  1 Jan-30 Nov 1965; 1 Jun 2002-31 May 2003.  Meritorious Unit Awards:  1 Jun 2004-31 May 2006; 1 Jun 2006-31 May 2007; 1 Jun 2014-31 May 2015; 1 Jun 2015-31 May 2016; 1 Jun 2016-31 May 2017.  Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards: [1 Oct 1994]-31 Dec 1994; 1 Jun 1996-31 May 1998; 1 Jun 1998-31 May 2000; 1 Jun 2000-31 May 2001; 1 Jun 2007-31 May 2009; 1 Jun 2009-31 May 2011; 1 Jan-31 Dec 2013; 1 Jun 2017-31 May 2018.  Republic of Vietnam Gallantry Cross With Palm:  1 Apr 1966-31 Mar 1968.

Lineage, Assignments, Stations, and Honors through 14 Aug 2019

Supersedes statement prepared on 7 Feb 2008.

Emblem.  Approved on 3 Nov 1965, newest rendition approved on 14 Feb 2017.

Prepared by James M. Musser

Reviewed by Daniel L. Haulman.